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MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing

Fully Online Courses, No Residency

Discover Your Story.

Accepting Applications, Classes begin August 31, 2020


New this Month
The inaugural issue of Multiplicity Magazine, an online literary journal hosted by the MFA in Creative Nonfiction at Bay Path University has launched. Check out Issue 1: Borders, Boundaries, and Belonging


Bay Path's no-residency MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing is designed to help aspiring writers turn their personal story into publishable prose. Created for women and men at all stages of their writing careers, the program allows students to study online with faculty mentors in a way that bends to the shape of their lives.

Our award-winning MFA faculty are accomplished memoirists, journalists, food and travel writers, editors, and publishers with a wealth of real-world expertise. Work with a New York Times bestselling memoirist on the memoir you’ve always wanted to write. Discover your inner journalist with renowned magazine editors and newspaper columnists. Write about the life of the spirit with a recent winner of the Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Explore the world of travel and food writing with an author of numerous travel books. Learn the art of writing family histories with a literary anthology editor.

OUR Mfa IN creative NONFICTION writing has:
• Specialized training with tracks available in publishing, narrative medicine, and teaching
• Workshops with small peer groups for intensive writing practice, feedback, and support
• A summer creative writing seminar option in Ireland

Podcast: Healing Through Narrative Medicine
Vulnerability in action! Join Dr. Kristina Hallett and Kristin Sunanta Walker (Mental Health News Radio) with guest Leanna James Blackwell on the fears and self-sabotage (women especially) can use to silence their voices. We get enough of this from the world so let's NOT to this to each other. Listen now


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